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Updated 8 hours ago


[QUOTE who="HIMStudent in Chicago, Illinois"]Did you find the exam difficult? In retrospect, I was not fully prepared with the domain percentages. ...


Updated 13 hours ago

need advice please - RHIT exam - 1636 Replies

[QUOTE who="k05 in Dubois, Pennsylvania"]Can anyone answer this question. Is the exam graded on all 150 questions (300 out of 400) is passing. I...

Ruby Slippers

Updated 1 day ago

Is Going To College For HEALTH INFORMATION TECHNICIAN Worth It? - 14 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kenpachi in Tempe, Arizona"]unless you're specializing, any degree is kinda useless these days. I just finished my AAS and passed the...


Updated 1 day ago

Can not find a job in RHIT field/Coding - 40 Replies

[QUOTE who="pin75us in Cape Coral, Florida"]I am having the same issue. I graduated about six months ago with an Associates in Science and also have...


Advice on Contract Coding

I am currently employed at a hospital as an outpatient coder, in October I will have one year total of coding experience. My husband and I plan on...


Updated 1 day ago

Coding Jobs without Experience - 108 Replies

I am not really looking for more money at this time- I would like to have a job where I do more coding. Mental Health only encompasses so much..That...


Updated 1 day ago

Medical coders, do you enjoy your job? - 63 Replies

thank you CCS in Halethorpe, MD for your input. question: where did you get your certificate in coding ? [QUOTE who="CCS in Halethorpe,...


Updated 2 days ago

Need advice on medical billing/coding career - 145 Replies

I am currently taking online classes through PennFoster for medical billing and coding and it seems like a lot. I am almost done with all my courses...


Updated 8 days ago

Question for Medical Coders? Need some help here. - 1 Reply

Is the amount the total without any self-pay discounts the company may have applied? If so, I'd call the billing dept and explain that you want to...


Updated 8 days ago

Non-Certified Work from home Medical coding jobs in Georgia - 362 Replies

Great advice from everyone.. just want to add that MOST of the "remote" opportunities you see are from companies OUTSIDE of the U.S. Now they won't...


Updated 9 days ago

Review of CCA Test Prep exam from - 3 Replies

[QUOTE who="karen in Lone Pine, California"]Hi - Don't stress about this test;it's actually pretty easy :) I also purchased the practice tests from...


Updated 9 days ago

Looking for entry level medical coding job. - 6 Replies

Am gonna finish the Medical Billing/Coding soon... My nightmare and concern are How to find a job in the medical field. Specially with my case I am...


Updated 24 days ago

Is Coding & Billing Being Outsourced Overseas? - 85 Replies

To Bensalem in pennsylvania, Thanks for your opinon, could you suggest -- if i did CCS and also tumour registrar --does this field has jobs --if...


Updated 24 days ago

AHIMA's Exams - No Educational Requirements! - 470 Replies

[QUOTE who="mcgrudder in Belvidere, Illinois"]I see a lot of new certified grads not qualify for jobs because they don't have previous experience. ...

Brian Arrington

Updated 26 days ago

No job for a new medical coder, because I don't have 2 years experience. - 52 Replies

I have a question for you that I think you may be able to answer. I know AHIMA is a better choice for credentials than AAPC but with the lockout on...

Coding Student

Coding Homework Help

I desperately need help a coding a medical record. I just need someone to look over my codes before I turn them in to see if my coding is correct....

RHIT Student

Need to Interview A Coding Professional for school

I have an assignment which entails interviewing an HIM professional. I would like to interview someone who works in the Health Information Management...


Updated 1 month ago

Are vaccinations required to get a medical coding job? - 2 Replies

Like Karen said, it depends on the employer. I worked for a private medical practice and it was optional, but you had to sign a form stating you...


Updated 1 month ago

RHIT or RHIA? - 13 Replies

[QUOTE who="Mossyoak in Liberty, Texas"]Thank you for the reply. I still have about 2 yrs before I will graduate. I am trying to get everything that...

Rhonda Kaye

Updated 1 month ago

Remote Orthopedic Coding Jobs - 8 Replies

I am currently in Madill Ok looking for a remote orthopedic job. For the past 7 years I have performed office and surgery coding for an ortho...


Updated 1 month ago

Thinking about taking online 6 month course for medical coding/billing/terminology - 5 Replies

I would like for Mrs. Christine Madeya to call or email me please for help


Updated 1 month ago

Questions on AHIMA Coding Basics Program - 40 Replies

As a coder who just quit after three years at two different hospitals, I can tell you that your education is of little value. Many of the coders I...

Laureen Jandroep, CPC, CPC-H, CPC-I

Updated 1 month ago

Is it difficult to learn coding on your own? - 10 Replies

[QUOTE who="Celly in Buffalo, New York"]Hello again, I am looking into online schools that teach medical coding or billing . My goal is to work...


Updated 1 month ago

The future of medical coding - 34 Replies

Thank you Jenny for your help. I prefer to work in a hospital so the CPC-H sounds like the way to go.


Updated 1 month ago

The CCA exam - 2 Replies

Yes I took the exam and passed it. I took the exam in March, now I think that the exam is done using ICD-10. If you study hard, should have no...

Jenny Horner

Updated 1 month ago


[QUOTE who="drewyand in Saint Louis, Missouri"]Finding a job in accounting will never be hell no matter how many people are going into it....


Updated 1 month ago

ccs examination - 1188 Replies

[QUOTE who="jraetucker in Russellville, Arkansas"]I have AMAZING notes for the ICD-9 CCS exam. I took the test on March 13 and passed with a 388. ...


Updated 1 month ago

B.S. in HIM and RHIA Certifiication but can't get a job - 24 Replies

[QUOTE who="CookieMonster2013 in Washington DC, District of Columbia"]A "RHIA" has capability of making between $70,000 - $150,000 depending on what...


Updated 1 month ago

Having problem solving the word problems on the RHIA exam especially the FTE's need help!!!!! - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="MiMI in Wilmington, Delaware"]Shouldn't it be patient encounters/productivity? I got: =.88*1000=880 =880/8 (hrs in a work day)...


Updated 1 month ago

Should I try and take the CPC exam while it's still on ICD-9 codes? - 2 Replies

Yes you should. My younger sister was also feeling reluctant to get appear in CPC exam because of coding problem but now one of her coach advise...


Updated 2 months ago

Health Information Management or Information Science? - 1 Reply

It doesn't have to be IS. Any computer/IT-related degree or certificate would work.


Updated 2 months ago

Advice from RN medical coders - 22 Replies

[QUOTE who="cricketsarge in Big Bear Lake, California"]Go to They are the industry standard. They have coding classes that you can take...


E/M coder pay vs inpatient pay

I hold RHIT certification and am an e/m coder at a hospital. I was wondering how big of a difference is between an e/m coder's pay and facility...


Updated 2 months ago

The Andrews School - Medical Coding - 5 Replies

How is it going in Andrews School? I am seriously considering signing up for the coding course myself and wanted to see how you are doing. Thanks!


Updated 2 months ago

medical assistant vs medical coding & billing - 3 Replies

I spent a lot of money going to school for Medical Assisting . And Unfortunately I have not been able to find a job yet going on 2 yrs now . what...


Updated 2 months ago

Review of CPC Coding Certification Blitz - 19 Replies

Topaz07 That is absolutely ridiculous and really there is no way to enforce it. Once a dvd set or book or anything you buy is paid for you are the...


Updated 2 months ago

Remote coding jobs....don't bother - 247 Replies

Seems to me while everyone is up in arms over the way billing and coding is headed that the bright side is beginning to peak from the shadows of the...


Working remotely?

I have a physical disability which makes it difficult to work outside my home. I'm looking into medical coding as a way to work remotely. Does...


Updated 2 months ago

What is your salary as an RHIT? - 1 Reply

Im in my last semester for an AAS in HIT. I take the RHIT exam next month. Ive tried to research a lot about the salaries of a RHIT; I don't think...


Updated 2 months ago

new student - 6 Replies

[QUOTE who="rutabaga37 in Oswego, New York"]I'm currently taking classes through Codesmart University. I'm having a hard time finding other students...


Updated 3 months ago

Medical Coder Work Environment - 150 Replies

Can you tell me about the medical billing coding course at CareerSteps. Is their training program really good or should I go to a community college...


Updated 3 months ago

RHIT Jobs Other Than Coding? - 2 Replies

[QUOTE who="Nikki in Saint Augustine, Florida"]Hi Brittney, Congrats on passing the exam! I will sit for the RHIT next Tuesday, 2/11. Can you...

Angel Leynes

Updated 3 months ago

CCA exam - 1674 Replies

[QUOTE who="Lisa DeLeon in Harker Heights, Texas"]Yes its open book.[/QUOTE] Are you allowed to have notes in your book?

A J-4

Updated 3 months ago

Possible career change to RHIA-need advice!! - 208 Replies

Careers/Jobs for "RHIA" certified professionals depending on years of experience, addition of advanced degree (MBA, MS, MHA) w/ RHIA 2014: -...

A J-4

Updated 3 months ago

Jobs/Careers for "RHIA" professionals ? - 11 Replies

Careers/Jobs for "RHIA" certified professionals depending on years of experience, addition of advanced degree (MBA, MS, MHA) w/ RHIA 2014: -...


Career Step vs. Penn Foster for training

First, let me say I have a history with Penn Foster. I got my high school diploma from there when it was International Correspondence Schools back...


Updated 3 months ago

Need Advice on 2010 RHIT exam - 63 Replies

[QUOTE who="Kellie in Fresno, California"]What books are recommended to read before the exam? Help..I'm planning on taking the exam this year but I'm...


Updated 3 months ago

I'm going into medical coding from dental hygiene, any advice on becoming a coder? - 19 Replies

I am a hygienist who is lucky enough to work for a great dentist, which as you know is the key! I just work part time and am just thinking for down...


Updated 4 months ago

Where do I start? - 53 Replies

[QUOTE who="Mike in Brooklyn, New York"]@Patrice.. To some degree you have made some valid points. However theres 1 thing u posted that I disagree...


Updated 4 months ago

Interested in becoming a RHIA so that I can go to Occupational Therapy School - 27 Replies

"RHIA" (Registered Health Information Administrator)* jobs/salaries across USA 2014 : *Depending on job/position title, years of experience,...

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